Title

Childhood Trauma Management in Primary Care

UMMS Affiliation

Division of Child Protection, Department of Pediatrics

Publication Date

2018-8

Document Type

Article

Disciplines

Diagnosis | Health Services Administration | Pediatrics | Primary Care | Trauma

Abstract

For most families, the primary provider is the go-to professional to turn to when there are concerns for a child’s health and well-being. In fact, almost 93% of children aged birth to 18 years visit a medical provider annually. For many children, the issues that bring them to pediatric attention are trauma related. For instance, 68% of children seen in a pediatric health care setting have experienced exposure to traumatic events, and as many as 90% of children in urban pediatric clinics have had a traumatic exposure. Therefore, pediatricians need to be able to recognize and respond to these issues.

Keywords

Adverse experiences, Childhood trauma, Resiliency

DOI of Published Version

10.1016/j.yapd.2018.04.004

Source

Adv Pediatr. 2018 Aug;65(1):143-158. doi: 10.1016/j.yapd.2018.04.004. Epub 2018 May 17. Link to article on publisher's site

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Advances in pediatrics

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

30053921

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